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Ayesha Hazarika Becomes First PIO With Assam Roots To Join UK’s House Of Lords

Ayesha Hazarika has become the first British-Indian person of Assamese descent to be appointed as a member of the House of Lords, the upper chamber of the British Parliament.  A former journalist, stand-up comic, and a broadcaster, Ayesha has her ancestral roots in Upper Assam's North Lakhimpur, as per a Times of India report.  She took to X to announce the news of her ceremonial induction.  "Thank you for all your lovely messages. What an incredible, special day spent with family & friends. Especially my amazing parents who came here as Indian Muslim immigrants & worked so very hard. It is genuinely the honour of my life to join the House of Lords as a Labour peer," her social media post read.  Thank you for all your lovely messages. What ...